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Roeding's pink pummelo

Citrus maxima (Burm.) Merr. RUTACEAE

CRC 1208
PI 539352

Photos by David Karp and Toni Siebert, CVC.10/30/2013. Photo rights.

Source: Received as budwood from George C. Roeding's nursery, 05/1919.

Parentage/origins: Parents unknown.

Rootstocks of accession: Carrizo citrange, C-35 citrange

Season of ripeness at Riverside: October to November

Notes and observations:

Psorosis and exocortis removed by shoot tip grafting 1985. Medium to large pummelo; rind lemon yellow, smooth, medium-thick; very seedy; flesh light greenish-yellow with very slight pink tinge; flavor fair.

Lost number, presumably a shaddock- it is pink inside--H.J.W.

12/21/1987, EMN: Medium to large pummelo. Rind lemon yellow, smooth, medium thick. Very seedy; flesh light greenish yellow with very slight pink tinge. Flavor fair--tart now.

Availability: Not commercially available in California.

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